|Digital Tipping Point: Microsoft Certified Engineer Evan Littman - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Linux guru Evan Littman talks about his formal training in Microsoft Windows and his experience with Linux. He first finishes talking about some of the projects that his local group had been working on, which is teaching local organizations how to use Linux, and installing Linux Terminal Server Project networks in local schools...
Keywords: Los Angeles; Evan Littman; Littman, Evan; Documentation Good For Linux; Business Models For Open Source, Value Of Community Contributions; Culture of Sharing; Cost of Microsoft Windows; Cost of Open Source Software
|Digital Tipping Point: Maria Winslow, open source biz guru 04 - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment, Maria gives an example of a GNU/Linux deployment that is less expensive than the Windows equivalent: web servers. She talks about a study that found that it takes only one administrator for every 44 Linux web servers, but the equivalent Microsoft product required 1 administrator for every 10 servers...
Keywords: Maria Winslow; Winslow, Maria; TCO of open source software; Cost of open source software; Microsoft FUD; Get the Facts Campaign; Microsoft Get the Facts campaign; Cost of Microsoft Windows; out-takes; tape 177
|Digital Tipping Point: Amy Wohl, e-market maven 07 (2005) - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Amy Wohl talks about how OpenOffice.org is disrupting Microsoft. This is really one of Amy's most interesting segments, which is saying a lot, because IMHO, Amy really has the ability to convey complex ideas in an elegantly simple way. She points out that OpenOffice.org is an example of a why it is relatively expensive to move to many free open source software packages...
Keywords: Amy Wohl; Wohl, Amy; OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org as a replacement for Microsoft Office; Cost of open source software; cost of Microsoft Windows; buying hierachy, cost of acquisition; training costs; DIY becoming more commonplace; consumers learning to learn; changing software meta-habits; changing technology, changing culture; cramming; cramming, Microsoft and SaaS